Love your mother. Video of Zoom Teaching. Oct 2020

James Low teaching on 3-4 October 2020 In this life a woman gave birth to you. You call that woman your mother. She has given you a great gift yet you will die. However you have another mother, a mother you have never met yet who is never apart from you. This is your intrinsic mother who has never given […]

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[Video] Dissolving obstacles to living the dzogchen view, Retreat Berlin Nov. 2019

James Low Berlin 21-24 Nov 2019 Teaching and practice retreat Dissolving obstacles to living the dzogchen view How to apply the view to problems that might arise in life and in meditation. Reference is made to Chapters 8 and 9 of the book Simply Being. Chapter 8 is The direct indication of buddhahood beyond classification by Nuden Dorje and Chapter […]

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Dissolving the enemies of love. Zoom, September 2020

We are all familiar with the hopes and fears inseparable from romantic love. However the Buddhist view of love is expressed as “May all beings be happy and have the cause of happiness.” This aspiration is inclusive and infinite. It is offered equally to all beings without reference to the qualities we perceive in them. To achieve this warm equanimity […]

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Three statements of Garab Dorje. Video of Zoom July 2020, with translations

Three statements of Garab Dorje. Video of Zoom July 2020. This is James’s ‘Zoom’ teaching on The Three Statements of Garab Dorje from July 4th- 5th, 2020. The subject of the teaching was the commentary by Patrul Rinpoche on ‘The Three Statements’ by Garab Dorje. Garab Dorje was the first human teacher of Dzogchen. Thank you to all those involved […]

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All Q&A Zooms July 2020- onwards. Videos with translations

Q&A Zoom Sessions starting from July 2020 – 2021 and continued James Low had invited questions from people watching his Zoom sessions. He received around 50 questions which he answers here. We publish and update the recordings of these Q&A sessions with their translations as they come to us. Therefore the content of this page is growing! Thank you to […]

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Kindness, fellow feeling and the common weal [21]. Macclesfield, 2020

  Kindness, fellow feeling and the common weal. 31 Jan 2020 – 2nd Feb 2020 James Low Loving kindness, karuna, is the foundational attitude of Buddhism. Kindness sees all life as kind, as kin, as always-already-connected. With this view the barrier between self and other shrinks and we become inclusive in everything we do. This is deepened and supported by […]

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